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Tickets now on sale!

Sunday, June 16th
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
at House of Yes

2 Wyckoff Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA

Hey, our last Opa! parties were sold out, get your tickets now!

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YES, there will be

Festa de São João!

Come have a bite of Brazil’s biggest celebration right after the carnival, the Festa Junina (June Party) also known as Festa de São João (Saint John the Baptist Party). 

 

Brought to Brazil by the Portuguese, this harvest celebration mixed with African and Indigenous traditions to become a unique and diverse Brazilian cultural manifestation.

About

Dive into an eight-hour festa junina with live music from Forró in the Dark and Mambembé with special guest Marcos Costa, and the DJs Greg Caz, Gaspar Muniz and Tietta spinning a mix of traditional songs and a variety of Brazilian rhythms that will keep everyone dancing all day.

LIVE

Forró in the Dark • Mambembé + Marcos Costa

DJS
Greg Caz • Tietta

Gaspar Muniz

Music

 Performances + Brazilian digital artists presented by Group Dot BR

 

 Forró and quadrilha crash workshop with Sabrina Evangelista

 

Group mock wedding, quadrilha and quadrilha queen competition led by Pietra Parker 

Enjoy performances and Brazilian digital arts presented by Group Dot BR, join a free crash course in forró and quadrilha with Sabrina Evangelista, and take part in the group mock wedding along with a quadrilha and quadrilha queen competition led by the one and only Pietra Parker. 

Performance and Art

Indulge in traditional food by Andrea's Brazilian Homemade Goods, Mari Tamiozzy Vegan Chef and Queijo Mel, and explore visual arts curated by Angelica Walker Projects and Group Dot BR. Don’t miss our free costume and makeup station and partake in traditional fun games!

More to be announced! So, gather your plaids and ribbons and get ready to soak up all the fun.

Parents, we’ve got you covered! Kids can join the festivities from 3 - 6 PM. 21 + after 6 PM.

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Food by Andrea's Brazilian Homemade Goods, Mari Tamiozzy Vegan Chef and Queijo Mel

Costume and makeup station

 

Visual arts presented by

Angelica Walker Projects

Dress for Fun

DRESS FOR THE FUN

You don’t have to dress up,

but why wouldn’t you?

Need some inspiration? 

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House of Yes is known for being a temple of expression dedicated to connection, creativity and celebrating life. The collective of artists behind of the voted best venue of the northeast by the DJ Mag, believe in the creative energy of every person who enters this space, that performance, dance and art can inspire and heal us, that the world can be a better place, that weird is wonderful and that consent is essential

House of Yes

São João parties

MEET THE TEAM

Artistic Director

Andressa Furletti

Executive Director

Debora Balardini

Production

Andressa Furletti • Debora Balardini • Monica Vilela

Stage Manager

Camila Talevi

Designer

Raquel Alvarenga

DJs

Greg Caz, Gaspar Muniz, Tietta 

+ TBA

Live Music

Forró in the Dark + Mambembé

with special guest Marcos Costa

Performers

Pietra Parker

Andressa Furletti, Douglas Tholedo, Fabiana Mattedi, Juliana Sales, Julio Kaczam, Marcio Fein, Tatiana Berinbaum, Vivian Mohallen

 

VJ

TBA​

Volunteers

TBA

Food

Andrea's Brazilian Homemade Goods

Mari Tamiozzy Vegan Chef

Queijo Mel

Fashion

Brazilian Arts

presented by Angelica Walker Projects

 Forró Class

Sabrina Evangelista

Supporters

SUPORTERS

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This event is supported in part by the NYSCA-A.R.T./New York Creative Opportunity Fund (A Statewide Theatre Regrant Program) and is raising funds for Group Dot BR’s theater productions.

 

Most of the materials used to create the set and costumes for Opa! São João are repurposed and  donated by Materials for the Arts

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"We want to give the party attendees a taste of these festivities and get people to know more about this important celebration of Brazilian culture".

Andressa Furletti

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